Wednesday, 22 April: 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Welcoming speech by the Vice-President of Technische Universität Berlin
Introductory remarks by Michael Lackner (Göttingen) and Catherine Jami (Paris)
Wednesday, 22 April: 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Christianity in China Between Ming and Qing
Chair: G. Bertuccioli (Roma)
Erik Zürcher (Leiden): "In the Yellow Tiger's Den: Buglio and Magalhaes at the court of the rebel king Zhang Xianzhong, 1644-1646".
Eugenio Menegon (Berkeley): "Chinese and Spanish Hagiographies: Dominican Saints, Christian Loyalists and Confucian Exemplars in Northern Fujian during the Ming-Qing Transition".
Adrian Dudink (Leuven): "Sympathisants and opponents to Christianity before and after the fall of the Ming".
Christianity in China Between Ming and Qing (continued)
Thursday, 23 April: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Chair: E. Zürcher (Leiden)
Dominic Sachsenmaier (Harvard): "Zhu Zongyuan and the Problem of Christianity's Foreign Origin".
Shu-Jyuan Deiwiks (Köln): "The Secret Manchu Documents on the Trial against Jesuit Father Adam Schall von Bell (1592-1666) at the Supreme Court of Peking".
Li Wenchao (Berlin): "Missionaries in the later Kangxi era".
Thursday, 23 April: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Scholars, Science and Philosophy
Chair: W. Peterson (Princeton)
Nicolas Standaert (Leuven): "Classification of the sciences in seventeenth century China and Europe".
Robert Wardy (Cambridge): "The Mingli tan: categorising the Chinese Categories".
Li Tiangang (Shanghai): "The translation of Western Learning in the late Ming. A case study on the basis of the Mingli tan".
Catherine Jami (Paris): "The Jesuits' Role in the 'Scientific' Construction of the Qing State".
Friday, 24 April: 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Visit to the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin
Language and Art During the Early Qing
Friday, 24 April: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Chair: M. Lackner (Göttingen)
Giuliano Bertuccioli (Roma): "Martino Martini's Grammatica Sinica".
Federico Masini (Roma): "The first Chinese dictionary in Europe (1670) as a source for the study of Ming-Qing Chinese vernacular language".
Gerlinde Gild (Göttingen): "The Presentation of European Music to the Chinese Court during the Early Qing".
Adrian Hsia (Montréal): "The Manchu Conquest and the European Literary Imagination: The Creation of a Catholic Dynasty in China".
Responses to Western Learning
Saturday, 25 April: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Chair: C. Jami (Paris)
Willard Peterson (Princeton): "Literati Responses to Western Learning in Mathematics and Astronomy at the Time of the Ming-Qing Transition".
Liu Dun (Beijing): "'Xixue zhongyuan' in Early China".
Han Qi (Beijing): "Joachim Bouvet's Study of the Yijing and the Theory of the Chinese Origin of Western Learning during the Kangxi Era".
Saturday, 25 April: 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Responses to Western Learning (continued)
Chair: Liu Dun (Beijing)
Peter Engelfriet (Leiden): "The Spread of Western Scientific Knowledge during the Shunzhi-Reign".
Ursula Holler (München): "The Taixi renshen shuogai of Johann Schreck and its Reception in China".
Hsu Kuang-tai (Hsinchu): "In the Name of 'Gewu Qiongli': The Transmission of Western Learning in Late Ming and Early Qing".
Christian Literature in the Early Qing
Sunday, 26 April: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Chair: N. Standaert (Leuven)
Hartmut Walravens (Berlin): "Christian Literature in Manchurian".
Michael Lackner (Göttingen): "The Tianxue chuan'gai (1663) revisited".
For further information please contact:
Prof. Dr. Michael Lackner
Ostasiatisches Seminar der Universität
Telephone: ++49 551 39 2299
Fax: ++49 551 39 7048
URL of this page: http://www.wsc.uni-erlangen.de/jsprog.htm
Last modified: March 31, 1998 by Joachim Kurtz